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Staff Accountant in Paramus, NJ at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Paramus, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2018

Job Description

Our client is a mid-size, well established NJ firm with a diverse client base, seeking a full-time Staff Accountant to join a growing team. 

Salary:
 $50K – $55K

Position Overview: The Staff Accountant will report to the Manager of Accounting. The ideal Staff Accountant must be able to help drive the month end close process, and is responsible for the preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements and plays an essential role in the overall Finance organization. Staff Accountant is responsible for other accounting functions involving general ledger account analysis, reporting, month end close, budgeting, and cash receipts.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • Responsible for general accounting, applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information
  • Assist with the monthly financial close by preparing account reconciliations, submitting journal
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections          
  • Prepare monthly expense analyses and explain trends/variances
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and supporting schedules
  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Partner cross functionally with several teams to build partnerships and increase the effectiveness of the team
  • Support the year-end financial statement audit and quarterly

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant: 

  • 1 -3 years of relevant experience in accounting
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting concepts
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel skills
  • Keen attention to detail and time management (must maintain sense of due dates on deliverable’s)

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and preferably are pursuing a CPA

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